...This scrapbook contains various newspaper clippings that discuss the War of 1812
-1814. It focuses mainly on the centennial events and memorials of the War, particularly those relating to Sir Isaac Brock. There are also a few articles that discuss the Native Canadian (First Nations) participation...
1853 An announcement on the form of procession to be observed at the laying of the foundation stone of the Brock monument at Queenston Heights. This is for the second monument where they buried Major-General Isaac Brock and his aid-de-camp Lieut. Col. MacDonnell. The announcement is printed on off...
...A print of the first Brock's Monument erected after the War of 1812
, in commemoration of his life and death at the Battle of Queenston Heights. The first monument was erected in in 1824 and was blown up in 1840 by an Irish sympathizer. This print is based on a sketch by I.F. Bouchette...
c. 1860, This document is a diagram with explanations of the place where Sir Isaac Brock fell according to some who claim to have witness the event.
1860s, This is a sketch, done in pen, of the site of Brock's death. It includes a sketch of the monument, details of Queenston Heights and the site of where it was believed Brock fell. The creator also mentions Wynn's Tavern and writes "where Body was taken" just beside it.
A black and white engraving of Brock's Monument at Queenston Heights.
Size: unmounted 25x 19 cm. rounded 27.5cm x 19.9cm
This is a photo of a painting by J.W.L. Forster that shows a profile view of Sir Isaac Brock in uniform. It is reported to be copied from the original chalk portrait head of General Brock, in the possession of a John Savory Carey, Esq. of St. Peter's Point in Guernsey, England. The uniform is that...
1860, This is a handwritten letter, dated 1860, to Colonel MacDougall from Allan McNab concerning the site of Brock's death and his monument. MacDougall was a member of the committee responsible for building the monument.
July 1860, A letter, dated July 1860, by Geof Taylor to Sir Allan McNabb concerning Brock's Spring in Queenston. He reports that a Mr. Robinson was taking the water from the spring and bringing it back to his house. Taylor was inquiring whether or not McNabb approved of this act. McNabb was a member of the...
... Incorporated Militia during the War of 1812
. It is said that he was at Fort George on March 27, 1813 when it was taken by American troops. He was also severely wounded at Lundy's Lane on July 25, 1814 when he was struck 7 times but was able to recover from his wounds. Unfortunately, McDougal had health...
...This scrapbook contains various newspaper articles relating to both the Canadian and American side of the Niagara River during the War of 1812
. It is not clear what newspapers are included. However, it seems that most articles originate approximately from the years of 1860 to 1920s. There are many...
These are three engravings, most likely from a newspaper or other late 19th century literature, originally, and placed onto tiles. It is believed that they were taken from Winfield Scott's autobiography. They have been mounted onto a wooden plaque by the donor with the name of Ambrose...
1881, A coloured engraving of Brock's Monument at Queenston Heights.
...Illustration from the book "Brock Centenary: 1812
-1912" by Alexander Frasier showing the delegation of guest speakers for the rededication cremonies of Brock's Monument at Queenston Heights. Shown are (left to right) Chief A. G. Smith, Six Nations of the Grand River Territory; Captain Charles R...
Oct. 13, 1913,
...Photo illustration of "Group of Indians (Grand River Reserve) celebrating Brock's Centenary at Queenston Heights, Chief Alexander Hill in costume" form Alexander Fraiser's book "Brock Centenary: 1812
-1912". Indian Contributions to the Reconstruction of Brock's Monument: in contributing to the Fund...
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